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European Court of Human Rights : Pendov v. Bulgaria

Dirk Voorhoof (UGent)
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The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has delivered a judgment in which if found, apart from a violation of Article 1 of the First Protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), a breach of the applicant’s right to freedom of expression under Article 10 ECHR, due to the seizure of a server and the limitation of the functionality of a website. In this case the applicant complained of the seizure and retention by the Bulgarian prosecution authorities of his computer server, in the context of criminal proceedings for a copyright infringement against third parties. The retention of the server and the information contained in it also led to a limited functionality for a significant period of time of a website run by the applicant and hosted on that server.
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Freedom of expression, copyright, computer server, website

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Voorhoof, Dirk. “European Court of Human Rights : Pendov v. Bulgaria.” IRIS (ENGLISH ED.), no. 5, 2020, pp. 6–7.
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Voorhoof, D. (2020). European Court of Human Rights : Pendov v. Bulgaria. IRIS (ENGLISH ED.).
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Voorhoof, Dirk. 2020. “European Court of Human Rights : Pendov v. Bulgaria.” IRIS (ENGLISH ED.).
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Voorhoof, Dirk. 2020. “European Court of Human Rights : Pendov v. Bulgaria.” IRIS (ENGLISH ED.).
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Voorhoof D. European Court of Human Rights : Pendov v. Bulgaria. IRIS (ENGLISH ED.). 2020. p. 6–7.
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D. Voorhoof, “European Court of Human Rights : Pendov v. Bulgaria,” IRIS (ENGLISH ED.), no. 5. pp. 6–7, 2020.
@misc{8662076,
  abstract     = {{The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has delivered a judgment in which if found, apart from a violation of Article 1 of the First Protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), a breach of the applicant’s right to freedom of expression under Article 10 ECHR, due to the seizure of a server and the limitation of the functionality of a website. In this case the applicant complained of the seizure and retention by the Bulgarian prosecution authorities of his computer server, in the context of criminal proceedings for a copyright infringement against third parties. The retention of the server and the information contained in it also led to a limited functionality for a significant period of time of a website run by the applicant and hosted on that server.}},
  articleno    = {{2020-5:1/28}},
  author       = {{Voorhoof, Dirk}},
  issn         = {{2078-6158}},
  keywords     = {{Freedom of expression,copyright,computer server,website}},
  language     = {{eng}},
  number       = {{5}},
  pages        = {{2020-5:1/28:6--2020-5:1/28:7}},
  series       = {{IRIS (ENGLISH ED.)}},
  title        = {{European Court of Human Rights : Pendov v. Bulgaria}},
  url          = {{https://merlin.obs.coe.int/article/8857}},
  year         = {{2020}},
}